In Balloon and Bathyscaphe, by A Piccard
In Balloon and Bathyscaphe
Professor Auguste Piccard
Prof. Piccard, physicist and engineer has ascended into the unknown in his stratospheric balloon and has descended into the depths of the ocean in his bathyscaphe. ‘Exploration has become the sport of scientists’, he declares. This book is primarily the story of the invention of the means to both ascend and descend into the unknown.
Hardback with dust jacket. Dust jacket in poor condition – torn and creased at the top edges and piece missing. Slight mottling to title page and following page. Inside pages in very good condition.
Black and white photographs and line drawings
148 mm x 216 mm ( approx. 5.75 in x 8.5 in)
1956[?], Cassell and Co, London
1 in stock
|Dimensions||30 × 18 × 4 cm|